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  • Midwestern University Chicago College of Pharmacy
  • Pharmacy School
  • Downers Grove
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

7 out of 10

How you think you did?

7 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

30 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

2

What was the style of the interview?

In a group

What type of interview was it?

Closed file

What is one of the specific questions they asked you (question 1)?

"what are the qualities that a pharmacist should have?" Report Response

What is one of the specific questions they asked you (question 2)?

"how are you preparing yourself for pharmacy school right now?" Report Response

What is one of the specific questions they asked you (question 3)?

"why pharmacy?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"each question is challenging in its own way. but i did not find one more difficult than the other. the questions asked were pretty general and should not make you feel nervous if you are well prepared. " Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"sdn interview files, practicing on my own" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"the campus is new and nice. the faculty were great, especially the dean, who struck me as very friendly and approachable. the entire interview process was well set up and i did not feel as nervous as i thought i would be. " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"the city of downers grove is a little bit far from downtown chicago, and it is a typical suburb. i dont mind this that much, though. dont expect a bustling campus. it was pretty empty. so if you're the type who gets high from busy settings and needs this as a "drug", MWU is not the place. personally i dont mind much either, but im just letting you know just in case. " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"check the chicago area weather before you come. it started raining like crazy in the middle of the interview, which impeded the campus tours from taking place. " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"overall, i was really happy with midwestern ccp. crossin' my fingers!" Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How do you rank the facilities?

10 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

7+ hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

About how much did you spend on room, food, and travel?

$401-$500

What airport did you use?

O Hare International

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

10 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Holiday Inn Express

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/15/2008

How do you rank this school among other schools to which you've applied?

9 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

8 out of 10

What is your ranking of this area's cultural life?

10 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

10 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

10 out of 10

How eco-friendly are the school's application materials and interview process?

10 out of 10

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